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Bryan Byrne

The mastermind behind the revolution that is SoccerCleats101. Bryan started this website back in 2008 and has been testing boots on a daily basis ever since. Check out our About Page for more details on Bryan and the website.

Tread Labs Stride Thin Insoles For Soccer Review

Tread Labs Insoles Review

Players in need of a new insole, here is a brand and insert worth checking out! Tread Labs have created an insole called “Stride Thin“ that is intended for shoes with thin removable inserts, or in other words soccer cleats. From player feedback, finding a thin insole that is customizable …

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adidas X99.1 Set For Release

adidas X99.1 FG feature

Earlier this week, the upcoming adidas X99.1 dropped right across adidas international retail sites (UK and NZ specifically) before quickly being taken down. It gave eagle-eyed followers the opportunity to catch a sneak peek at two upcoming colorways in the ultra lightweight boots series. One in a white, the other …

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Raheem Sterling Set To Wear Air Jordan Boots?

Raheem Sterling Nike Air Jordan

Word on the street is Raheem Sterling could sign a contract with Air Jordan and become the first player to wear their soccer cleats! Yes, Air Jordan is on the verge of becoming a contender in the soccer market, more likely to be seen as a limited collection that is …

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Best Value For Money Soccer Cleats On The Market

With the new season kicking off, we thought it would be a good time to run through some incredible deals on top performing boots. We are talking value options here, boots that are available at more than 50% off and are actually worth dropping some coin on. All boots listed …

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Best Cleats For Playing On Hot Turf Pitches

Hot Turf Soccer Pitch

Playing soccer on artificial turf pitches during summer months comes with one big problem – the heat of the surface. And if you are anything like me, playing on blazing hot turf with your feet on fire is something that can really take the fun out of playing. This is …

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Mizuno Morelia Neo II “Beta” Released

Morelia Neo Beta

Mizuno has released a statement boot announcing their reintroduction to the speed boot category. Introducing the lightest ever Morelia, the Neo II Beta, that is limited to just 3500 pairs worldwide. This is somewhat of a strip-down model of the Morelia with some radical changes, as Mizuno modify their tried …

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Initial Reaction to the Copa 19+ and Copa 19.1

adidas COPA19 Comparison

They have been on the market a while, but we finally managed to get our hands on both top tiers in the adidas COPA19 series and wanted to share some initial feedback. After finishing the X19+ review, where the laceless upper combines synthetic materials to keep you locked in the …

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adidas X19+ Boot Review

What is more fun than playing in a game and having an opposing player look at your boots with a little bot of confusion as to why you don’t have any laces! Yes, laceless boots are much more prominent in today’s game, but there is still something really unique about …

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Up Close – New Balance Tekela v2 Pro

Tekela v2 Released

This weekend, we got our first chance to experience the next generation New Balance Tekela v2 Pro, an upgraded version of the boot designed for players that want to set the tempo. Just like the original Tekela, a soft and thin synthetic microfiber is used through the upper, offering a …

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adidas X19+ What is X-layskin?

X-Layskin adidas X19+

Given that they are a laceless boot, the upper material on the adidas X19+ plays a huge role in its overall performance. It is the single most important piece that makes the boot wearable without the use of laces to tighten up. On this latest version of X, adidas has …

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Umbro Medusae III Pro Boot Review

Umbro Medusae Pro III Review

If leather and speed are two of the key requirements for your next pair of boots, these you have to check out! Umbro quietly dropped the Medusae III Pro earlier this year, as an alternate to the Elite, laceless version. Here in the US, there wasn’t a whole lot of …

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Messi Jumps Into New Nemeziz 19.1

Leo Messi in Pink Nemeziz

Lionel Messi is gearing up in a fresh new boot colorway as he prepares for the 2019/20 season. Released as part of the Hardwired Pack, the latest Nemeziz 19.1 features a vibrant Shock Pink upper colorway, with some black detailing providing a contrasting yet complete look. By now, you are …

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Nike PhantomVNM “New Lights” Released

With the Nike PhantomVNM quickly establishing itself as one of the best boots currently on the market, we wanted to take a look at the latest “highlighter” version, just released. We are taking advantages of the incredibly detailed images dropped by SoccerBible to give you a close-up look of what …

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adidas “Hardwired Pack” Released

adidas Hardwired Pack Released

With shades of solar green, aqua blue and magenta across the current adidas line-up, the Hardwired Pack is without a doubt one of the most vibrant we have seen in recent times. Think highlighter colors, with each of the X, Predator, Nemeziz, Copa getting their own unique shade. The iconic …

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